Test Your Vocabulary – Quiz #24

IMPECUNIOUS

We are impecunious

Impecunious means penniless.

I will be impecunious until my next paycheck.

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ANGUISH

He is filled with anguish

Anguish means pain.

The book told of the survivor’s anguish during the kidnapping ordeal.

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SAPID

This food is sapid

Sapid means savory.

Sapid muffins are not extremely popular with everyone.

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ANXIETY

This it too much anxiety

Anxiety means unease.

Because she was suffering from anxiety, her therapist recommended taking some medication to help.

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AMENITY

We don't need an amenity

Amenity is a luxury.

The walk-in closet was my favorite amenity in the apartment.

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ANTISEPTIC

The room is antiseptic

Antiseptic means clean.

The antiseptic bottles were boiled in hot water to prevent sickness.

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APPRAISE

Appraise the situation

Appraise means assess.

I need an expert to appraise the value of my old watch.

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EXCELLENT

This is excellent

Excellent means amazing.

I am in search of excellent cuisine.

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PASSÉ

Your outfit was passé

Passé means outdated.

I don't really care if my clothing is passé.

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VULGAR

This is vulgar

Vulgar means inappropriate.

There is no need to be vulgar.

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